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Atascadero USD |  BP  4131.6, 4231.6,4331.6  Personnel

Professional Development Program   

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The Board of Trustees encourages professional development activities to be tied directly to school improvement objectives at each school as part of a comprehensive school development plan.

(cf. 0420.2 - School Improvement Program)

(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4131.5 - Professional Growth)

(cf. 4231 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4331 - Staff Development)

The Superintendent or designee shall provide schools with information about the resources which may help them to design and carry out comprehensive school development plans that are consistent with Board-established criteria. Such plans shall be developed by school-site committees and approved by the Board in accordance with law and administrative regulation.

(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)

A committee at each participating school shall design a professional development program which supports the school's improvement objectives and provides opportunities for all school staff to strengthen their subject matter knowledge, instructional practices and support services.

The District's professional development program shall include schools representing a diverse student population and that serve low-income and underachieving students. (Education Code 44671)

Legal Reference:


44277 Requirements for maintenance of valid teaching credential

44670.1-44671.5 Local staff development programs

52850-52904 School plans

54720-54734 School-Based Pupil Motivation and Maintenance Program

Management Resources:


06271.09 School-Based Program Coordination Act

09211.09 Implementing Class Size Reduction Under the Morgan-Hart Class Size Reduction Act of 1989

0430.09 Using School Improvement Program Resources and SB 1882 Funding to Promote School Change

10271.89 California Professional Development Program


adopted: May 2, 2000 Atascadero, California